OLA

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OLA - Electronica Ambient Electronic Indie Dream Pop Live Act in Manchester

OLA Short Info

OLA “One Little Atlas” are a Dreampop/Electronic/Ambient duo based in Manchester.

A two-piece taking the less travelled path around the city’s live venues.

Over the past few years, OLA - comprising Dean Jones and Kevan Hardman have performed on stages at the John Rylands Library, Manchester Cadthedral and Whitworth Art Gallery, working in collaboration with fellow Manc creatives such as Video Jam, artist Alison Erika Forde and writer David Gaffney.

They self produced & released a debut album on their own Desty Records in 2014 and more recently a new EP titled Call Of The Wild in October 2015. As well as producing albums they’ve scored a live soundtrack to Koyaanisqatsi and performed it live to two sold out events in Manchester.

More recently they have written commissions for Bury Art Gallery and been featured in Q magazine’s end of year list as Guy Garvey’s one to watch out for.
They are currently touring and working on their second full length LP.

“Recalling the best of classic British ambient production” ­ LINE OF BEST FIT “Dreamy, fragile and emotive but with a groove & drive” ­ M20 COLLECTIVE

“OLA’s nebulous and orchestral midsection stand their greatest achievements” ­ [sic] MAGAZINE

“At their most epic, there’s a touch of Sigur Ros’ sweeping, immersive soundscapes, while their more outre moments should appeal to Warp Records fans.”

OLA “One Little Atlas” are a Dreampop/Electronic/Ambient duo based in Manchester.

A two-piece taking the less travelled path around the city’s live venues.

Over the past few years, OLA - comprising Dean Jones and Kevan Hardman have performed on stages at the John Rylands Library, Manchester Cadthedral and Whitworth Art Gallery, working in collaboration with fellow Manc creatives such as Video Jam, artist Alison Erika Forde and writer David Gaffney.

They self produced & released a debut album on their own Desty Records in 2014 and more recently a new EP titled Call Of The Wild in October 2015. As well as producing albums they’ve scored ...

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Discography OLA

  • 2015 Call Of The Wild EP |
  • 2014 O>L>A Album | Self Release

Media

  • Video Elska // O>L>A
  • Sound Arran
  • Sound Coastline
  • Sound Fold Time
  • Sound Summer

Fan Radar

596 Fans
5,316 Plays

Origin

  • Manchester GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Dean Jones Guitar/Synth/Laptop/Vocals
  • Kevan Hardman Vocals/Bass/Piano/Synth/Laptop/Drums

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